29 Nov '11, 9pm

SIA suspends flights in anticipation of UK strike - TODAYonline

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has suspended two passenger flights in and out of London today as the United Kingdom's biggest city braces itself for a nationwide one-day public sector strike that is expected to cause massive delays at immigration. In a travel advisory on its website, SIA said it would contact customers affected by the scrapped SQ308 and SQ319 flights for alternative travel arrangements. There are no other travel disruptions between London and Singapore, with flights from Qantas and British Airways - the other two airlines which flies direct between London's Heathrow and Singapore's Changi Airport - scheduled to operate as normal. Both airlines, however, said London-bound passengers wishing to switch flights to arrival dates as far back as Dec 7 may do so free-of-charge. SIA joins Middle East carrier Etihad Airways and Greece's Aegean Airlines among g...

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